Turkish think-tank to present Islamophobia report to EP

ISTANBUL (AA) – An Ankara-based Turkish think tank will present a report on Islamophobia next Tuesday in the European Parliament, the group said on Friday.

In a statement, the Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA) said its European Islamophobia Report (EIR) 2015 will be presented at a panel in the EP in the Belgium capital Brussels.

The panel, hosted by MEPs Josef Weidenholzer and Afzal Khan, aims to analyze trends in the spread of Islamophobia in various European nation-states.

This is the first edition of the report, which is set to be released annually.

It included reports on 25 countries and the Islamophobic trends in each, as analyzed by 37 eminent scholars.